CHS 1 Day Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 1 Day Hike - Big Creek Loop

Two day hikes of increasing distance and elevation gain each month for 5 months with a graduation hike are required to qualify for graduation.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 850 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,850 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

Meet location: 7::00 AM at the Haggen Food (previously Top Foods) located at 1313 Cooper Point Rd/ SW, Olympia, WA. We will meet in the corner of the Haggen parking lot behind Pier One.

If meeting at the Olympia location please arrive by 6:30 AM so we can leave no later than 7:00 AM and arrive at the trail head 8:15-8:30 AM. 

2nd meeting location:  Trail head arrival time: 8:15-8:30 AM. We will meet in front of the privy located in the larger of the two parking lots.

Estimated Cost: The Mountaineers mileage reimbursement policy is $0.14 per mile divided between passengers. Each vehicle must display the Northwest Forest Pass or National Park Pass. If you are not driving please bring yous pass (above) if needed


Big Creek Loop

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter

         NO COTTEN

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